Iraq monitor records 3 aftershocks in the eastern regions

Aftermath of the earthquake that hit the Iraqi-Iranian borders

Baghdad ( Iraq’s seismology monitor recorded on Thursday three overnight aftershocks in the country’s eastern regions, days after a deadly earthquake that killed hundreds in Iraq and neighboring Iran.

The Iraqi Meteorological Organization and Seismology said the aftershocks hit areas in Diyala, Suleimaniyah and Wassit, with magnitudes up to 4.3 richters.

Nearly 450 in Iran and eight in Iraq were declared dead a week ago after a violent earthquake hit the Iraqi-Iranian borders.

Seven persons were killed and 321 others were wounded as result of the earthquake Kurdistan’s Health Ministry said.



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